What’s New at the O’Fallon Historical Society – July 6, 2016

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Eloise Harris-Berg, decendant of Bethel Baptist Church Founder Rev. James Lemen Sr., visited the O’Fallon Historical Society recently to research her Lemen family ancestors, specifically Laura Ann Lemen. After reviewing family information, she left to meet Tim Ogle to go to the New Design Cemetery and other cemeteries in the Columbia-Waterloo area.

If you’re interested in assistance researching your family history, come on by the O’Fallon Hisorical Museum and we’ll be glad to help you. The museum is located at 101 West State Street. The Museum is open Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. and by appointment.

What’s New at the O’Fallon Historical Society

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Annice Elizabeth Willard, daughter of Bill and Betty Willard, of Indiana stopped by the OHS Museum Wednesday afternoon with her daughter Josephine Dugger. This was their first visit to the museum. They are pictured touring the William Holden Room.

If you are interested in learning more aboutthe O’Fallon Historical Society, please contact Vice President Tom Schwarztrauber at the O’Fallon Historical Museum, located at 101 West State Street, or by calling (618) 624-8409. The Museum is open Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. and by appointment.  (Submitted Photo)